One in three pets in their lifetime will become lost. Sadly, the lost pets that are brought to animal shelters, animal hospitals, and police departments are oftentimes never reunited with their original families. No matter how careful of a pet owner you are, accidents can happen. Give your pet the best chance of finding you if they are ever lost by getting them microchipped.

Microchipped pets carry your contact information and stand higher chances of being reunited with their families. The implantation of a microchip is a simple, quick, and relatively pain-free procedure, and is compared to a routine vaccination in terms of discomfort. The procedure takes mere seconds as a grain-of-rice sized chip is implanted between your pet’s shoulder blades.

The microchip will stay with your pet for life. Be sure to register your pet’s microchip in the national pet-finding database, HomeAgain, so that animal care professionals know where to find you. If you ever move or change phone numbers, it is important that you update your pet’s microchip information.

In the event of separating from your pet, all methods of identification are beneficial. For this reason, we highly recommend using collars and ID tags in addition to microchip identification.

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